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School Profile

Balwin School is a Pre-Kindergarten to grade 9 school. We have an extensive literacy based program and have achieved excellent academic gains during the past couple of years. We have a variety of special needs programs and work with all of our students utilizing a straight based approach centered around engagement of studetns and staff in the curriculum. Our goal is to provide a rigorous academic experience that is relevant for all of our students.

In order to meet the demands of the 21st Century learner Balwin School is focused on teaching all students effective communication skills. As educators are empowered to embrace research based teaching practices and deep collegial collaboration to ensure every student receives excellent instruction in every class, every day. Engagement, creativity, higher level questioning techniques and collaboration will be hallmarks of instruction. Students will be engaged and motivated by instruction which is student driven and challenging, as well as through student leadership opportunities that enable stakeholders to build positive school community.